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Posts Tagged ‘Continuous Positive Airway Pressure’

CPAP Restores Gray Matter in Patients with Severe OSA

According to findings of a study presented at the annual SLEEP meeting in San Antonio, patients who suffer from severe obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) experience a reduction in gray-matter volume in the brain. Results of the study show however, that after three-months of treatment with continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) therapy, grey matter volume increases. […]


If you are having a hard time getting use to the CPAP pressure, ask your doctor to lower the pressure while you get accustomed to this therapy.  Also, you might try a Bilevel machine which gives a higher pressure when you inhale (so you and the machine are working together) and a lower pressure when you exhale (which […]